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MICARDIS HCT

Treats high blood pressure. A lower blood pressure can reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack. This medicine is a combination of an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) and a diuretic (water pill). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

365K
Medicare Part D Claims
$57.5M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 54,889 $6.91M
California 37,139 $4.91M
Florida 33,875 $4.61M
Texas 28,167 $4.12M
North Carolina 23,270 $2.98M
Pennsylvania 20,180 $2.82M
New Jersey 18,046 $2.57M
Georgia 16,770 $2.14M
Illinois 13,487 $1.91M
Alabama 11,670 $1.44M
Tennessee 11,573 $1.57M
Missouri 10,665 $1.4M
Virginia 10,644 $1.51M
South Carolina 10,191 $1.28M
Louisiana 10,125 $1.26M
Ohio 7,820 $1.17M
Washington 7,708 $1.18M
Indiana 7,624 $1.12M
Mississippi 7,007 $841K
Kentucky 6,633 $871K
Kansas 6,300 $882K
Michigan 6,152 $1.05M
Puerto Rico 4,903 $548K
Maryland 4,768 $825K
West Virginia 4,666 $678K
Oklahoma 4,493 $645K
Arkansas 4,307 $523K
Oregon 4,220 $627K
Nebraska 3,567 $455K
Wisconsin 3,257 $477K
Connecticut 3,254 $473K
Idaho 2,630 $350K
Iowa 2,532 $333K
Utah 2,478 $371K
Arizona 2,198 $349K
Nevada 1,738 $267K
Hawaii 1,641 $239K
Colorado 1,428 $219K
Rhode Island 1,182 $146K
Massachusetts 1,172 $163K
Minnesota 1,080 $201K
South Dakota 986 $127K
Delaware 895 $159K
New Hampshire 782 $132K
Maine 775 $136K
District of Columbia 696 $94.8K
Montana 688 $104K
North Dakota 592 $86K
New Mexico 521 $81.9K
Wyoming 454 $70.3K
Alaska 326 $53.9K
Vermont 246 $46K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for MICARDIS HCT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
RAUL RODRIGUEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled489

OMAK

Washington

PATRICIA LEON MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled418

MIAMI

Florida

JOSE GORIS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled391

NEW YORK

New York

RODOLFO GUZMAN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled354

BRONX

New York

JAESOO PAK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled346

CERRITOS

California

ELISCER GUZMAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled320

NEW YORK

New York

ALBERTO URENA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled304

NEW YORK

New York

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled295

GLENDALE

California

CHARLES AMPADU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled288

EAST SAINT LOUIS

Illinois

JUAN AGUILAR-CHACON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled273

MIAMI

Florida

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled266

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

YANINA BELOTSERKOVSKAYA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled257

BROOKLYN

New York

GARY CHEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled256

BROOKLYN

New York

GARY SPEKTOR M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled247

BROOKLYN

New York

BORIS KHORETS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled243

BROOKLYN

New York

JORGE ROBLES MD FAAFP

Family Medicine

Claims Filled242

EL CENTRO

California

DON LEE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled236

GLENDALE

California

ELEONORA FEDONENKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled220

LOS ANGELES

California

GARY REZNIK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled220

LOS ANGELES

California

MANVEL MAZMANYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled211

GLENDALE

California

SHASHI AGARWAL M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled210

EAST ORANGE

New Jersey

KWOK-MAN LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled209

NEW YORK

New York

HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled200

LOS ANGELES

California

ALEXANDER POKOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled197

BALTIMORE

Maryland

PEDRO ALBITE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled187

MIAMI

Florida